Zambia's President Dr. Kenneth Kaunda returned home on Friday 8 March from a eight-day state?
Zambia's President Dr. Kenneth Kaunda returned home on Friday 8 March from a eight-day state visit to the People's Republic of China.
He was given a tumultuous welcome, including traditional dancing, on is arrival at Lusaka airport and told cheering crowds Zambia would benefit greatly from his consultations in China.
So far details of his talks with Chinese leaders -- including Chairman Mao and Premier Chou En-lai -- have not been released. But observers in Lusaks said a general review of Sino-zambian relations was hold.
The People's Republic of China has extended extensive economic aid to Zambia, including help with the important Tanzanian-Zambia railway.
On his way home from Peking, President Kaunda visited a number of Muslim countries, including Pakistan, Algeria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Sudan.